Textbook Notes (369,205)
Canada (162,462)
York University (12,903)
Psychology (3,584)
PSYC 3480 (233)
Chapter 1

Chapter 1 - Women Psych, Stuckless.docx

9 Pages
263 Views

Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC 3480
Professor
Noreen Stuckless

This preview shows pages 1,2 and half of page 3. Sign up to view the full 9 pages of the document.
Description
Chapter 1 IntroductionSeptember0714834 PM Why a Psychology of Womendispel myths in society about womensublimation of women in different fieldsdifferences between biology in men and women psychological differences etcand similaritieswomen and men in the working environmenthow the psychology of women has changed historysexual boundariesgender biases practitioners may havemiddle and over age women gender stereotypeslimitations on men and women with workCENTRAL CONCEPTS Sex and GenderSex Biological basis related to body parts organs for reproductionrefers only to inborn physiological characteristics relating to reproduction Gender social constructions of how a male of female should be what roles they playpsychological characteristicssocial categoriesnon physiological Often used interchangeably there is no absolute difference to specify boundariesThe concept known as doing gender states that you express your gender when you interact with other people you also perceive gender in these other peoplefor example posing a baby boy with a foot ball in a photo vs a baby girlthis emphasises that gender is an active dynamic process rather than something that is unchangingThe Extent of Social Biases
More Less
Unlock Document

Only pages 1,2 and half of page 3 are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit